We are excited to announce a new addition to our summertime educational offerings: a week-long writing intensive with New York-based journalist and writer Whitney Wimbish.
This workshop is a chance for six women to practice the kind of work done in creative writing MFA programs in an encouraging and safe environment. Each student will write and polish a work of original prose and help their fellow writers to do the same. The class will include writing-workshop-style critiques in which students give and receive feedback – a component of virtually all creative writing academic programs across the country.
The class will be held at Mindport July 7 – July 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. Writers will present their projects at a public reading on Saturday, July 12, which will be followed by a reception. Cost is $15-$60, sliding scale.
-Why would you benefit from a writing workshop?
-What would you contribute to a writing workshop group?
-Please briefly describe the piece you plan to work on. The piece could be a first-person essay, fictional short story, a chapter of a novel in progress, a critical essay, or an experimental work that combines many genres, to a name a few possibilities.
-Please briefly include any additional thoughts you'd like to share.
-Please state if you need financial assistance.
Applicants will be notified of placement by June 18th.